This past week, I was in Denver spending time with my family for the holidays.
For dinner one night, we went to Root Down – a phenomenal American restaurant whose menu is about 80% organic.
Here are a few of the dishes that we ordered for the table.
ROASTED BABY BEET SALAD
This salad was made with organic arugula, beets, cana de oveja chese, toasted hazelnuts, beet-sunflower seed pesto and basil vin.
SWEET POTATO “FALAFEL”
The falafel came with lemon-tahini yogurt, an Israeli salad, sesame seeds and chile oil.
ASIAN PEAR AND SPAGHETTI SQUASH SALAD
This spaghetti squash salad was made with organic arugula, aged gouda cheese, candied walnuts, radicchio, pomegranates and star anise vin.
VEGGIE BURGER SLIDERS
The veggie burgers came with jalapeño jam, sprout salad, organic sweet potato fries, a brioche bun and a curry-lime sauce.
The food at Root Down was phenomenal and very fresh, and everything we ordered had fantastic taste and excellent flavor.
Aside from the food, Root Down is incredibly committed to the environment. Some aspects of this include:
– 100% wind powered electricity
– All cardboard, glass, plastic and cooking oil is recycled
– 70% of the restaurant was built and finished with reclaimed, reused and recycled materials
– Reverse osmosis is used for all cooking, drinking, ice and sodas
Overall, I can’t say enough good things about this restaurant and would definitely go back to Root Down the next time I am in Denver.